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Author Topic: For All of You Wanting Slide Out Ideas!  (Read 3594 times)
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« on: August 25, 2008, 02:32:46 AM »

Check this out. http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/_Buses__RV-BUS-DOUBLE-TRIPLE-DECKER_W0QQitemZ170254804884QQadnZBusesQQadiZ2802QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item170254804884&_trkparms=39%3A1%7C65%3A10%7C240%3A1318&_trksid=p4506.c0.m245

This is one strange looking design. Sure would hate to have to park that thing!

I like the stairs though!  Grin

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« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2008, 05:35:32 AM »

wow, 60K generator?
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« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2008, 05:42:21 AM »

wonder who originally commissioned the build?  they surely would not have started this project with the idea of selling it on ebay without any prior sales history, or engineering background info.  for all i know, this thing is made from Eagle eggs that may not take salt well.

cody, you got to have something to make sure the slides go out and elevator goes up  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2008, 06:07:16 AM »

I'd imagine that he doesn't expect to sell it on ebay, but is using ebay to list it in such a way to get maximum exposure & gauge interest in it.

I wonder what it weighs? Length? height? . . . . .
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« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2008, 06:15:02 AM »

cody, you got to have something to make sure the slides go out and elevator goes up  Wink

And to power all those 8 air conditioners.

Overall, I find it interesting to look at and from the photos, it looks like they did neat professional work on it.  But I wouldn't want to own it even if I could afford it.  For one thing, with so much of the sides being taken up with slideouts, I have to wonder about its structural capacity to handle all the weight and dynamic loads over the long term.

Another minor thing that bothers me is the emphasis on "triple decker" and "The third floor converts to an observation deck for your viewing pleasure."  Ahem, from the photos, it appears the third floor is only a roof top observation deck.  Which is only natural since a more substantial third floor wouldn't be legal nor would it be able to go under most overpasses.

Like I said, an interesting piece of work.  I wish them luck on finding a buyer, just wouldn't be me even if I hit the lottery.  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2008, 06:28:45 AM »

Well never met the guy, but have talked to him through email & 1 phone call once! He bought 3 or 5 of the Neoplans from the FL Space center in a pkg deal. Then he sold some of them on ebay & other places to "fund" his special project! Now I understand what the special project was!
Vevey intrwesting, but not on a NEO!  Grin  BK  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2008, 06:30:15 AM »

I think you will find Mr Walker is involved with this?
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« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2008, 09:02:09 AM »

Right off the bat, I am pretty sure that bus is 60' long.  The longest RV that can be titled is 45'.  IIRC, those space center coaches were over on another dimension also (width or height).  Interesting to look at but not for me at any price.  Jack
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« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2008, 10:29:04 AM »

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I think you will find Mr Walker is involved with this?

Why because it's still in primer? Because it ain't finished? Because it is odd? Just what makes ya think Mr. Sam Walker is or would be involved in it? Just curious. Grin  BK  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2008, 11:33:01 AM »

Quote from: m-werx
I think you will find Mr Walker is involved with this?


Why because it's still in primer? Because it ain't finished? Because it is odd? Just what makes ya think Mr. Sam Walker is or would be involved in it? Just curious. Grin  BK  Grin

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« Reply #10 on: August 25, 2008, 11:50:08 AM »

Wow, someone sure has some money sunk into that beast.  I think Jack is right, its a loser from the start.  Some interesting ideas though, nice back fold out porch.  The rest gives me a headache to think about...
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« Reply #11 on: August 25, 2008, 01:40:34 PM »

OK m-werx & Ednj I understand now! Geeze why can't they just lock this guy up and throw away the key?
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« Reply #12 on: August 25, 2008, 01:46:56 PM »

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Oops, looks like I was mistaken, it is a 48" coach. To the best of my knowledge it still cannot be titled in any state (overlength by 3')  Jack
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« Reply #13 on: August 25, 2008, 01:55:17 PM »

Can the Allison 3000 series handle the torque from a 515HP Series 60?  I thought you needed a 4000 series Allison to handle that much torque.

My bus has a S60 with B500 which I think is the same as a 4000 Series.
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« Reply #14 on: August 25, 2008, 02:48:02 PM »

Geez - I wonder who Sam took to the cleaners this time? what a POS this is!
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